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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Hunters Must Now Register Trail Cameras, Deer Stands and Ground Blinds Left on State Wildlife Areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 1, 2022

Effective Aug. 1, 2022, hunters are required to register temporary deer stands, deer ground blinds and trail cameras that they place and leave overnight on state wildlife areas, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




First 2022 Delaware Evidence of West Nile Virus Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2022

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2022 in a sentinel chicken, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Mud Mill Pond Boat Ramp to Close Temporarily for Dam Improvements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

The Mud Mill Pond boat ramp and adjacent ramp parking lot near Marydel will be temporarily closed from Friday, July 22, 2022 through Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to construction activities associated with Mud Mill Pond dam improvements, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2022

With the start of early 2022/23 hunting seasons approaching, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967 that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course to obtain a Delaware hunting license.




Wild Turkey Harvest Announced for Delaware’s 2022 Spring Hunting Season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 11, 2022

Hunters reported harvesting 567 wild turkeys during Delaware’s month-long spring turkey season, which is 7.4% lower than the 2021 hunting season, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Hunters Must Now Register Trail Cameras, Deer Stands and Ground Blinds Left on State Wildlife Areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 1, 2022

Effective Aug. 1, 2022, hunters are required to register temporary deer stands, deer ground blinds and trail cameras that they place and leave overnight on state wildlife areas, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




First 2022 Delaware Evidence of West Nile Virus Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2022

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2022 in a sentinel chicken, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Mud Mill Pond Boat Ramp to Close Temporarily for Dam Improvements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022

The Mud Mill Pond boat ramp and adjacent ramp parking lot near Marydel will be temporarily closed from Friday, July 22, 2022 through Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to construction activities associated with Mud Mill Pond dam improvements, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Hunters Reminded of Basic Hunter Education Course Requirements

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2022

With the start of early 2022/23 hunting seasons approaching, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds hunters born after Jan. 1, 1967 that they must successfully complete an approved Basic Hunter Education Course to obtain a Delaware hunting license.




Wild Turkey Harvest Announced for Delaware’s 2022 Spring Hunting Season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 11, 2022

Hunters reported harvesting 567 wild turkeys during Delaware’s month-long spring turkey season, which is 7.4% lower than the 2021 hunting season, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.